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Re-rehab for Lohan after car crash

By TIMES WIRES
Published May 30, 2007


After crashing her Mercedes into a tree over the weekend, being arrested for suspicion of DUI and having police find cocaine in the car, Lindsay Lohan checked back into rehab Tuesday, according to reports. Celebrity news Web site TMZ.com and People magazine said she headed to Malibu's Promises facility (since her 30-day stay at the Wonderland rehab place didn't go so well) under the watch of lawyer Blair Berk. Promises is where Britney Spears recently did her rehab time. Speaking of which . . .

Trust proves trying

Britney Spears posted another rambling message to fans on her Web site, saying the reason she's falling apart is because she has too many people in her life, is too trusting and gives way too much ("Being in that vulnerable state and taken to dinners and parties with friends and finding out later you paid for everything was a huge learning lesson for me.") And that whole rehab thing? It wasn't because she had an actual problem of any kind. "I truly hit rock bottom. Till this day I don't think that it was alcohol or depression. I was like a bad kid running around with ADD, " she wrote. Spears, 25, said she wrote the almost 900-word message because she wanted her fans to know "where I am coming from."

Peace talks under way

After last week's on-air eruption betwixt Rosie O'Donnell and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and O'Donnell's subsequent early departure from The View, some irate fans are ganging up on Hasselbeck with www.fireelisabeth hasselbeck.com, a Web site calling for the conservative's ouster from the morning gabfest.

- Meanwhile, on Tuesday's show, Hasselbeck said she and O'Donnell were "in communication a lot" after their smackdown over comments about the Iraq war. "This weekend gave us the opportunity to tackle our most important Hot Topic yet, and that was the power of forgiveness, and I believe that we've begun that process, " Hasselbeck said. In a video blog posted Saturday on her Web site, O'Donnell said the two had exchanged an e-mail apiece but she doubted she would speak to Hasselbeck again.

- And more meanwhile, People said that comedian Kathy Griffin - who guest co-hosted The View one day after the O'Donnell-Hasselbeck fight -told the crowd catching her act Saturday in Atlantic City that O'Donnell told her the reason she wanted to leave early was that the show's producers split O'Donnell's image with Hasselbeck's on the screen during their sparring. According to Griffin, O'Donnell said, "I don't want to do Hannity and Colmes, " referring to the Fox News conversative-vs.-liberal pundit fest.